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Opengear develops smart solutions for critical infrastructure management.

Our Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) appliances secure and simplify remote monitoring, access and control of critical IT & network, and Operations Technology (OT) & industrial control systems.

Our smart appliances integrate next-generation automation and true out-of-band management technologies, ensuring our customers maintain complete control over critical infrastructure - wherever, whenever.

Opengear’s mission is to be a leading supplier and thought leader in open standards technologies for innovative and secure IT, communications and OT infrastructure management solutions.

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InteropNet OpenFlow Lab and Opengear

11 Jul 2012

Jed Daniels, team lead of the InteropNet OpenFlow Lab, discusses how Opengear team helped the lab running smoothly at Interop.

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"Open Mind, Open Possibilities, Opengear"

28 Jun 2012

Out of Band management is a necessity in the world of Enterprise Networking. At Interop, the OOB network is what allows us to reconfigure an errant switch or fat-fingered array without having to walk 1/2 a mile between the NOC and the offending piece of gear. This year, opengear provided not just a serial console boxes, but gear that is aimed at changing the way we look at OOB. 

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Remote Network Management in the Wild

28 Jun 2013

Supporting network kit for users in rural, harsh or access-challenged locations requires careful planning. Even setting up and maintaining basic services for construction sites, a new field office or temporary location like a trade event is problematic when skilled IT staff are off-site. This article looks at technology, best practice and innovative techniques that can help solve many of the inherent issues.

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Ascolta - Case Study

25 Sep 2012

Founded in 1987, Ascolta is recognized as a leader in technical training, empowering network professionals through education, information and community. As a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner, Ascolta offers instructor-led, e-learning, and custom learning solutions. Prior to this year's award, Ascolta has been named Training Partner of the Year for two consecutive years.

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Opengear Named "Cool Vendor" in the Gartner IT/OT Alignment and Integration Report

08 May 2013

Vendors Selected for the "Cool Vendor" Report are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

Opengear (, a leading provider of next-generation cellular out-of-band management solutions and console servers, today announced at Interop Las Vegas 2013 (#interop) that it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Gartner 2013 IT/OT Alignment and Integration report. The report recognizes four innovative vendors helping to ease the integration headaches of the disparate IT and OT (Operational Technology) architectures. 

Posted on: 8th May 2013 at 12:00am

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Innovations In Secure, Cellular Out-of-Band Management Fuel Opengear’s Explosive 2012 Growth

27 Mar 2013

Opengear (, a leading provider of next-generation cellular out-of-band management solutions and console servers, has announced that it continued rapid global growth in 2012.

Posted on: 27th March 2013 at 12:00am

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